American Armored Vehicles are Pouring into Raqqa, But Who are They For?

Footage has surfaced online depicting flatbed tracks laden with American armored military vehicles passing through Syria, with conflicting commentary claiming that the materiel was bound for use by either US-backed Syrian militant groups or US troops themselves fighting Daesh in the city of Raqqa. The photos and videos were uploaded by Syrian Kurdish activists who are …

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Why ISIS Fighters are Being Thrown Off Buildings in Mosul

Iraqi security forces kill ISIS prisoners because they believe that if the militants are sent to prison camps they will bribe the authorities in Baghdad to release them. “That is why Iraqi soldiers prefer to shoot them or throw them off high buildings,” says one Iraqi source. A former senior Iraqi official said he could …

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US-backed Raqqa Civilian Council. What is it?

On April 18, 2017, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the establishment of the Raqqa Civil City Council. They made this announcement on a meeting in Ayn Issa village north of Raqqa. According to Kurdish officials, the Raqqa Civil Council includes representatives of Kurdish and Arab tribes from Raqqa province. The council is fully under …

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US-Backed SDF Forces Enter Syria’s Raqqa from South

US-backed Arab-Kurd alliance last week sealed off Islamic State militants’ last escape route. US-backed fighters pierced militant-held Raqqa from the south for the first time on Sunday, crossing the Euphrates River to enter a new part of the Syrian city, a monitor said. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have spent months closing in on the …

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The Assault of Raqqa is Drown in Blood

The battle for Raqqa begins to resemble strongly Mosul operation despite the victorious statements of the U.S. CENTCOM and the Kurdish leadership, who daily release official briefings on their successes. Tactics of ISIS The militants of ISIS are confronting forces of coalition with increased ferocity. Terrorists carry out counterattacks, send suicide bombers in cars. ISIS-snipers …

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The Kurds are Ethnically Cleansing Arabs from Raqqa, and the World is Silent

The global media — to their credit – are focusing on the brutality of the US-backed Raqqa campaign, though they’re avoiding any serious reporting about how and why the Kurds are ethnically cleansing Arabs from Raqqa. According to available reliable information, in early June ISIL terrorists entered into collusion with the command of the Kurdish …

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Internally displaced people flee Raqqa, Syria on May 19, 2017. © Rodi Said / Reuters

‘Staggering Loss of Civilian Life’ During US-Backed Siege of Raqqa – UN

The ongoing siege by Syrian Kurdish militia, supported by airstrikes of the US-led coalition, on terrorist stronghold Raqqa has been marred by at least 300 civilian fatalities and the displacement of some 160,000 people, a UN commission says. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group of militias dominated by ethnic Kurds, launched their offensive on …

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Syrian Troops Move Closer to Raqqa as the US Drops Chemical Weapons on the City

Recent video has emerged of the US dropping what appears to be toxic white phosphorus munitions on the city. The Syrian Arab Army has captured villages in Al-Raqqa Governorate for the first time since ISIS forced Syrian troops to abandon the region to terrorists in 2013. Syria’s elite Tiger Forces have been making remarkable progress in …

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